Martha Burns

6 November 1863–7 February 1937 (Age 73)
Brampton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Burns was born on 6 November 1863, in Brampton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Burns, was 31 and her mother, Martha Fretwell, was 36. She married Levi Harker on 21 November 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1901 and Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 7 February 1937, in Warner, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 73, and was buried in Magrath Cemetery, Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Levi Harker
1865–1939
Martha Burns
1863–1937
Marriage: 21 November 1884
Nephi Harker
1886–1968
Levi Linnus Harker
1888–1949
Joseph Charles Harker
1889–1974
Earl Harker
1891–1977
James Burns Harker
1893–1947
Mabel Harker
1896–1985
Orin Harker
1898–1966
Rulon Burns Harker
1901–1971
Golden Harker
1904–1926
Harker
1907–1907
Burns Harker
1908–1990
Harker
1910–1910

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1884Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1865
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1869
    Age 6
    ""
    1884
    Age 21
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (central Scotland and northern England): habitational name from any of various places called formerly Burnis, Burnes, or Burnhouse (named with burn- ‘stream’), especially those in Kincardineshire, Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, and possibly Argyll.English and Scottish: variant either of Burn , with post-medieval excrescent -s, or of Barnes .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin (see Byrne ), with excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Burn
    Burness
    Burnes

    Story Highlight

    L Harker/M Burns, In, '5 Gen'tns dft', by B Harker, 2017.

    Levi Harker, Canadian colonist and spiritual giant, had the perfect compliment in his wife, Martha Burns, to help him do so. Levi, born 16 April 1865, in Taylorsville, Utah to Joseph Harker and Susan …

    Sources (29)

    • Martha Harker in household of Levi Harker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Martha Burns Harker in household of Levi Harker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • NFS: Martha Burns - birth-name: Martha Burns

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